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Old 08-24-2009, 10:47 PM   #11
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Taurus is a good company and talked to many people who own taurus revolvers. They are a cheaper than some companies. I looked into the Taurus 66 357 with 6" barrel. It was in the 300-350 dollar range. Maybe more now, but the ruger GP100 is up in the $500's.

I'd say..try different calibers. See what feels best for you. Then once you find a caliber, work on different models in your price range. Good luck.

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Sadly a good DA .22 revolver can be just as pricey as a big bore. Here is a S&W 617 which is exactly the same size as my K frame .357 - and it's a blast to shoot. The only problem is they cost > $600...

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Old 08-24-2009, 10:58 PM   #13
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So in no way would you guys suggest me getting like a .45 or somthing lol?

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Old 08-24-2009, 11:05 PM   #14
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Not as your first gun, unless you've had plenty of experience shooting. Its not the size of the round that matters, its how well you can place those rounds.

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Ya I heard of Taurus and their revolvers really interested me.
Taurus is making some fine revolvers. I'm a S&W fan, and I used to think that Taurus wheelguns were just cheap weapons, maybe good enough for the tackle box and not much else. But I was wrong, I tried several and found them to be quite good. The price/performance ratio is excellent.

I'll still pick a Ruger or Smith over a Taurus, but I do admit they are quality guns. In fact, I ended up purchasing my very first one (A 4" stainless Judge) last week.

If you're just getting started with revolvers, I'd suggest getting a good .22 gun. Everyone should own a good .22 to pratice with. A S&W 617 would be my choice, I like the 6 shot one with a 6" barrel. Ammo is cheap, so you can really hone your skills.

The second revolver in your arsenal should be a 4" barrel .357 magnum. Either a Smith 686 or a Ruger GP100 would make a great sidearm for home defense and carry. You can shoot mild .38s at first and then move on to full house .357 loads.
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Ya i dont have too much experience shooting, but I handle the kick very well.
But this gun really did it for me http://www.taurususa.com/product-details.cfm?id=202&category=Revolver&toggle=tr&bre adcrumbseries=

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If you want something big, get a Smith and Wesson .460 or .500 revolver.

There's your "boom".

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If you want something big, get a Smith and Wesson .460 or .500 revolver.

There's your "boom".
LOL thats too much boom lol!
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What have you shot so far? What did you like best? What models did you shoot and like? Didnt like?

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Doesn't matter how tall you are, how big you are, how strong you are, how tough you are.......blah blah blah. For all we know you have a napoleon complex...and tiny girly hands.......who cares, this is the internet.

Get something that fits YOUR hand and feels good to you. YOU choose the caliber, YOU choose the brand,etc......

All we can do is suggest some pistols for you to try and that means nothing more then OUR personal preference.

Ruger, S&W's, Colts....have a ball.

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